HADI ANDOMA, THE POTTERER FROM DOLOK MASIHUL
The Regency Government aid
After the birth of Sergai Regency Government, Hadi’s business got the attention. Through the head of Dolok Masihul District, Drs. Parlin, Hadi’s pottery business was proposed to get an aid from Department of Industry, Trade, and Cooperatives of Serdang Bedagai Regency. The efforts of the head of Dolok Masihul District brings results, last November 10, Mrs. Evi Diana Erry Nuradi as the head of Dekranas and the generator team of PKK Sergai Regency gave directly the Regency Government’s aid. The aid constitutes Rabin machine, Emery machine, and sitting grand. Besides, a development fund of 5.000.000.00 rupiahs was also given. Mrs. Evi Diana also offered Hadi an opportunity to open his pottery stand in Sei Rampah, the capital of Sergai Regency. According to Drs. Parlin, the aid was expected to help Hadi, especially to create the new forms. He also hoped that Hadi could work with the calligraphy painters in Dolok Masihul District to have a religious atmosphere in the creation. Hadi himself really wanted to develop his business. He said that the obstacle was the lack of facility. “This time, the workshop which is also the home I rent is not adequate anymore,” he said. He hoped that one day he could move to a larger place that can be occupied by more workers with a more comfortable working situation.